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Book giveaway: Hoot Owl, Master of Disguise

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SorchaMumsnet (MNHQ) Tue 08-Mar-16 15:14:18

This month we are delighted to bring you Hoot Owl, Master of Disguise. This hilarious tale from masterful storyteller Sean Taylor and celebrated graphic artist Jean Jullien tells the story of Hoot Owl, an extraordinary owl and master of disguise, and how he uses his expert camouflage powers to trick his unsuspecting prey.

Laugh-out-loud and boldly illustrated, Hoot Owl is the perfect book for reading aloud together and we think you'll probably enjoy it as much as the kids.

Walker Books have asked us to find 50 Mumsnetters to read Hoot Owl and tell us what they think about it on this discussion thread. Go to the giveaway page to find out more and apply for a free copy.

You don’t have to win a free copy to take part in the discussion. Anyone who has read Hoot Owl can post their feedback here, and all who post before 25 April will be entered into a prize draw to win a £100 Love2Shop voucher.

This giveaway is sponsored by Walker Books

TracyKNixon Sun 13-Mar-16 06:57:12

Hoot Owl Master Of Disguise sounds a great book to read with little ones!

kerryv Sun 13-Mar-16 08:11:57

Great read, really funny.

bobble5366 Sun 13-Mar-16 08:12:41

brilliantly designed and drawn, with thick, bold lines and magnificent colours. In the book Hoot schemes how to get its next meal in this slightly scary (in way young ones will appreciate e'g the food chain), mostly funny picture book. Great for kids who like main characters with lots of bravado."Everyone knows owls are wise. But as well as being wise, I'm a master of disguise." He disguises himself in many ways tying to find his next meal. But the prey continue to escape his clutches him. He tries one final disguise and lands himself a delicious pizza! yum !

hiddenmichelle Sun 13-Mar-16 08:28:29

really funny - sure to become a classic

janeyf1 Sun 13-Mar-16 08:31:37

A pleasure to read, we all enjoyed this one

sweir1 Sun 13-Mar-16 08:46:45

My boys loved it!

pixiedust1 Sun 13-Mar-16 08:48:37

A great read for all the family smile

barbsbarbs Sun 13-Mar-16 08:48:57

I think hoot owl master of disguise is a suave, intelligent, innovative owl who seriously is the coolest owl ever, he makes us laugh and keeps us both reading.

grumpymummy3 Sun 13-Mar-16 08:49:38

A great book, my boys loved it. Loved the illustrations and how clever owl's are.

kiki725 Sun 13-Mar-16 09:00:24

It sounds like a funny book which will be brilliant at holding DDs attention!

amyhalliday1 Sun 13-Mar-16 10:19:53

Brilliant read , very funny

flozza42 Sun 13-Mar-16 10:22:35

Funny book great read

maryandbuzz1 Sun 13-Mar-16 10:39:12

We loved this. He isn't such a master at disguise after all. My son loved the bit where he disguised himself as a carrot!

Roraima Sun 13-Mar-16 10:40:17

If my children were still children they'd love it to bits ...so now I haven't tried on their children but I have no doubt it will go out with a BANG!

spottypjs Sun 13-Mar-16 10:40:20

Made me smile and laugh and I LOVE the illustrations!

alsproject Sun 13-Mar-16 10:53:19

I love the illustrations and the story. It sounds like a real hoot!

winterpark Sun 13-Mar-16 11:15:21

My boys thought this was hilarious and enjoyed reading it to me.

glennamy Sun 13-Mar-16 11:44:32

A great, fun read for the younger one's.

Narnianescape Sun 13-Mar-16 11:47:36

A great read for my four year old

cluckyhen Sun 13-Mar-16 11:52:08

I read this to my nephew and he loved it! The pictures were super and gave us more to talk about. I'm looking forward to reading this to my nieces

cazzzie987 Sun 13-Mar-16 12:07:06

Really funny for young children, they love the pictures as well.

Fknuds123 Sun 13-Mar-16 12:08:29

Sounds as though its got some humour to it smile

iut044 Sun 13-Mar-16 12:21:58

It was ok I suppose .

penka Sun 13-Mar-16 12:22:35

We loved this. A great read for all the family.

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